John Henry Simpson and Ella (Bennett) Simpson, Mary Simpson

Mary Simpson cash-claimed a quarter in 8, 6N 48W in 1891.


Possibly the John H. Simpson in 1850 Hancock County, Maine, with Mathew 58, Abigail 53, James 12, and John is 8.

In 1860 Hancock County, Maine,  John H. is 18, with Matthew 68, Abagail 63, Daniel W. 31, and James M., 22. (James and John are also in the Richard Atwood household in 1860 Penobscot Couyty)

In 1870 Boulder County, John Simpson, 27, born in Maine, is a miner, living with two others.

John H. Simpson married Alice R. Harris April 22, 1878, recorded in Weld County.

In 1880 Weld County John H. Simpson , 35 born in Maine is a farmer, with Mrs. Alice A., 24, Kansas, and Howard, 1, born in Colorado.

One tree said Alice was born in Kansas in 1856, and died January 17, 1882.

John H. Simpson married Ella Bennett March 1, 1883, recorded in Weld County.

In 1885 Weld County J. Simpson is a stockman, 40, with Ella 23, Harold 6, Colorado, Chas, 4, Nebraska,  and Leola 1,  Colorado.

John cash-claimed a quarter in 9, 6N 48W in 1896.

In 1900 Logan County Ella, born Jan 1862 in Nebraska, has Leota 17, Fred R. 18, Robert B. 13, Alice 7, Gilbert 5, and Ellen F. 4.

In 1910 Logan County Ella, 48, has Alice 19, Gilbert 15, and Ellen 13.  Also with them is daughter Leota Stanley, 26, Colorado, her husband S. T. Stanley 30, Indiana, and their daughters Esther 2, Colorado, and newborn Leota, New Mexico.

In 1920 Logan County Ella, 56, born in Nebraska, is living with John G. 25, Colorado, and Iva M. 28 , Ioa, with Richard L. 3.  Also with them is niece Leota Stanley, 10, born in New Mexico.

  John H. Simpson is buried in Sterling - 1842-1896, married to Ella (Bennett( Simpson Jan 25, 1861-Feb 16, 1938.


Charles H. Simpson, born Sep 21, 1880 in Sidney, Nebraska, married Ivy Alfretta Irelan in Iliff Nov 28, 1905, at high noon at the bride's parents.

In 1910 Crook, Charles, 29, and Ivy A. 23 are farming.  They must be doing well, because they have a hired man.

In 1920 Sterling - south Second Street - Charles is a stockman.  He and Ivy have Luverna 9, and Wm. 5.  Jos Irelan, Iva's brother, 20, an assistant bookkeeper at a bank, is with them.

In 1930 Crook County, Wyoming, Charles is managing a livestock company. He and Iva have only William with them.

Charles and Iva are alone in Loveland in 1940, cattle feeding.


In 1900 Logan County Howard is living alone,

Longmont Ledger (Longmont, Boulder County)
Sep 7, 1906
SIMPSON--WIRSIG--At the home of the bride's parents, one mile north of Longmont, Wednesday noon, September, 5 1906, Howard H. Simpson of Sterling and Miss Bertha Wirsig of Longmont.
About seventy-five guests were present to witness the ceremony which made the young couple husband and wife, and was conducted by Rev. A. J. Chase. After a bountiful wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Simpson started overland for their home in Sterling, intending to drive all the way.

In 1910 Iliff Howard is 31, with Bertha W. 28, born in Nebraska, Sarah A. 2, and Evelyn I. eight months.

In 1920 Iliff they have added Jack, now 8.

In 1930 Rosebud County, Montana, Howard is managing a cattle company - married, but no spouse.

In 1940 Campbell County Wyoming, Howard, now 63, is with John H. Simpson 28.  Howard was in Weld County in 1935.